new year spruce up
With the arrival of the new year, many of you may be on the hunt for ways to redesign up your space. Start with these three easy tips to change the scenery and energize your home!
As the cold weather starts to settle in, it becomes hard to want to get on your feet and get going. Some innovative storage, extra lighting, and sparks of color could help! Head into 2017 with an newly revitalized space that makes it easier for you to work and check those things off your new year’s resolutions list!
If you’re looking for a way to declutter your kitchen, this one’s for you! A leftover woven basket from the holiday season will work just as well as a multi-tier metal stand to hold kitchen supplies and herbs for cooking. Milk crates of varying sizes can also accommodate all of your spices, fruit, and cutting boards. These are easy, affordable ways to store and display your kitchen goods.The neutral colors make it easy on the eyes and match will almost anything.
String lights and candles can help liven up a space, whether it’s indoor or outdoor. Try hanging string lights with different sized bulbs to customize the mood of the room. Candles can serve dual purpose in the room of your choice. Pairing them with some greenery and glassware can add a simple, yet effective lighting and decoration piece. Above, it is shown in a simple arrangement that can be used year round with seasonal flowers and such.
Pops of Color
Starting off the year with a clean slate is as easy as using neutral tone color palette and adding pops of color as you go. Colors like white, tan, grey, and light blues help set a calm tone in the room. Smooth wood and thick woven materials are also good for this too. House plants, bold patterned tapestries, bright pillows, and colorful pictures add energy in the room without it overwhelming it. Below are some examples of rooms using this technique, but it’s up to you to choose a combination to work for you!